Faculty Position, Professor of Economics and Co-Head of the Center of Economic Policy (m/f/d)
Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (ZHAW)
The ZHAW School of Management and Law invites applications for a senior faculty position, to take a leading role in developing
the field of applied economics, in research, teaching and outreach. The role involves managerial responsibility as Co-Head of the
Center of Economic Policy.
Faculty Position, Professor of Economics and
Co-Head of the Center of Economic Policy (m/f/d)
80 - 100 %
Shaping the agenda for third party funded research, teaching and outreach in one of the areas of applied research which is
not yet covered by the SML
Assuming leadership of the Center for Economic Policy, including personnel and budget responsibility, as part of a Co-Lead
Enhancing the pipeline of third-party funding (e.g. grants and endowments) with academic research funding institutions (e.g.,
Swiss National Science Foundation, Innosuisse, European Union) and national or international practice partners (e.g., International
Monetary Fund, Federal Offices)
Engaging in educational agenda (teaching at Bachelor, Master, or executive education levels)
Contributing to culture and people development within the team and the department, actively participating in shaping and cultivating
the academic environment of the school
PhD in economics, ideally in an applied field
Academic expertise, evidenced by publications in relevant journals, in the field of applied economics
Proven track record in the acquisition of third party funded projects with academic research funding institutions and with
High level of knowledge of the Swiss economy and institutions, and a strong academic and business network in Switzerland
Experience in teaching to different audiences, manifested through evaluations with consistently high ratings
Leadership skills, communication skills and entrepreneurial spirit
Excellent communication skills in English and German are essential; other languages might be a plus
If the requirements are met, the title of Professor may be awarded through the Fachhochschulrat (Council of the Universities of
Applied Sciences of the canton of Zurich).
ZHAW School of Management and Law is committed to increase diversity and encourages explicitly applications by female
and/or diverse candidates.
Do you have any other questions?
For more information regarding the vacancy, please contact Professor Andreas Bergmann, Director, Department of Public Sector,
Are you interested?
If you would like to apply, please use the online platform to send us your portfolio, Attn. Regina Peil, at firstname.lastname@example.orgFor further information on ZHAW or our Institute, go to:www.zhaw.ch/jobs